Central Post Office


This glorious 1913 Succession-style building has a particularly memorable interior with a glass ceiling, brass counter-grilles and striking chandeliers. It suffered a major fire during the war and was restored and reopened in 2001.

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1. Academy of Fine Arts

0.11 MILES

Originally built in 1899 as an evangelical church, this riverfront academy resembles a mini version of Budapest's magnificent national parliament building…

2. Festina Lente

0.11 MILES

The 2012 Festina Lente footbridge crosses the Miljacka River with an Escher-esque 'loop-the-loop' in its centre. The name means 'Hurry Slowly', an…

3. Art Gallery of BiH

0.24 MILES

Behind a sturdy Austro-Hungarian facade this small but inspired three-level gallery hosts a changing series of exhibitions. The top floor has a semi…

4. Ashkenazi Synagogue

0.26 MILES

This 1902 neo-Moorish building is both a community centre and the main place of worship for Sarajevo's much-diminished Jewish community. Don't be put off…

6. Ars Aevi

0.29 MILES

Many of the works in this thought-provoking contemporary art gallery were collected as donations for Bosnia during the 1990s conflict. The collection…

7. Sacred Heart Cathedral

0.33 MILES

Fronted with twin-spired clock towers and rose windows above the stone portal, this neo-Gothic 1889 Catholic cathedral has a colourful interior and fine…

8. Galerija 11/07/95

0.35 MILES

This gallery uses stirring photography, video footage and audio testimonies of survivors and family members to create a powerful memorial to the 8372…